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Protests continue outside Diva in Somerville

For several weeks Centro Presente organizers have been picketing outside One World Cuisine restaurants in Somerville, Cambridge and JP to protest the non-payment of wages and overtime to eight former workers.

We wrote an article on this issue recently but they continue to picket as the issue has not been resolved. 

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PRESS RELEASE: Thousands of Immigrant Youth Begin Process of Applying for Temporary Work Permits Today

PRESS RELEASE

Thousands of Immigrant Youth Begin Process of Applying for Temporary Work Permits Today 

 

Boston, MA- Yesterday’s official release by the Department of Homeland Security of the forms necessary to apply for the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program signaled the beginning of a hopeful but paperwork-filled process for thousands of immigrant youth.  

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URGENT ACTION! Immigrant Workers Continue Their Fight for Justice

URGENT ACTION!
Immigrant Workers Continue
Their Fight for Justice

Say NO! to Labor Exploitation in MA!

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URGENT ACTION! Immigrant Workers Continue Their Fight for Justice

URGENT ACTIONImmigrant Workers Continue Their Fight for Justice  

Say NO! to Labor Exploitation in MA! 

  

Centro in the News

Restaurant picketed in wage dispute

CENTRAL JP—Protesters picketed outside Bukhara Indian Bistro at 701 Centre St. last week to demand payment of what they claim are owed wages from the restaurant’s owner, One World Cuisine restaurant group, as part of coordinated protests across the city.

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Fighting for Workers' Rights In Somerville

About a dozen folks from Somerville picketed the Diva restaurant in Davis Sq. on Thursday, August 2 because the owner, One World Cuisine has been treating its employees unfairly.    

The action is part of a campaign by the immigrant rights group, Centro Presente to support seven workers who are victims of wage theft.  They received less than minimum wage and were not properly paid for their overtime hours.  Centro Presente estimates that the workers are owed over $50,000 in back wages!

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Immigrant Workers Continue Their Fight for Justice

Immigrant Workers Continue Their Fight for Justice 

 

Say NO! to Labor Exploitation in MA!   

What: Latino immigrant workers Continue their fight for justice and will once again stage two simultaneous protests in front of the restaurants of One World Cuisine restaurant group and deliver a letter to demand payment of wages and overtime.   

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Protesters picket Somerville’s Diva Restaurant

Community organizers and workers from Diva Restaurant’s parent company protested the withholding of more than $50,000 in wages from workers on Thursday afternoon in Davis Square.

“Do the right thing, Diva, do the right thing,” chanted a group of eight outside the restaurant while a few people were dining inside. The protesters held up signs with slogans such as “Can you imagine not getting paid? That’s what happens to immigrant workers.”

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Exigen Pago de Salarios

En Somerville, Activistas junto a Trabajadores Latinos reclamaban salarios.

Con pancartas y cantos de protesta, Activistas junto a Trabajadores dejaron sentir hoy su descontento ante Bukhara Indian y otros Restaurantes por supuestamente deberle a varios de sus ex-empleados alredor de 50 mil Dolares en salarios no pagados.

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Comunidades Seguras #5

Presentamos la ultima parte de nuestro Reportaje Especial, Comunidades Seguras Inmigrantes Viviendo Bajo la Sombra.
Hoy veremos como Organizaciones de Massachusetts se estan uniendo para combatir este Mandato de la Administracion Obama.

Organizaciones Pro Inmigrantes de la region no bajan la guardia y siguen declarandole la guerra a proyectos que consideran atentan contra los derechos de este segmento de la Poblacion. Es por esto que nace la iniciativa Comunidades Justas en respuesta la implementacion del Programa de Comunidades Seguras.